2015 was a year in which the limits of what could be achieved within the European Union's neoliberal architecture and current balance of forces have been tested as never before.
The transform! yearbook 2016 asks what might be learned from the clash between Greece's left government and the Troika in terms of political strategy and the kinds of programme that might now be proposed by Europe's radical left.
How to bring together concrete proposals for a productive transformation within an investment-led recovery, and currency, banking, and debt policies? This year's volume also focuses on the current state of the theory and practice of the commons.
transform! 2016 is the second of an annual series reporting on and analysing European political and social developments. The book is available in English, German and French. Editions in Greek and Italian will be published soon.
THE ENIGMA OF EUROPE. transform! 2016
Edited by Walter Baier, Eric Canepa and Eva Himmelstoss
Merlin Press Ltd
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298 pages, Paperback
Published December 2015
Price: £ 16.95
Walter Baier, Eric Canepa, Eva Himmelstoss: The Enigma of Europe
The Enigma of Europe
Étienne Balibar: More Than Ever: For Another Europe! August 2015 Theses
Jeremy Corbyn: The First Months of a Long Struggle. Interviewed by Hilary Wainwright and Leo Panitch
Walter Baier: When Winter Came in July: The Left Has to Rethink Europe
Yanis Varoufakis: What Happened in Greece – What Was Possible – What Is a Feasible Europe-wide Programme Now? Interviewed by Haris Golemis
Riccardo Petrella: The Fall of Europe and the Ceding of Sovereign Power to the European Central Bank
Joachim Bischoff: Financialisation – Secular Stagnation – Neoliberal Austerity
Uta von Winterfeld: Notes on Nature, Crisis, and Domination
Karola Boger: European Employment Policy: A Political Landscape
Transformation Strategies: Productive Reconstruction and the Commons
Michael Brie: Twofold Transformation: Strategic Challenges for the Left
Jürgen Klute: The Renaissance of Industrial Policy in the EU. The Challenge for the European Left
Javier Navascués: Notes on Productive Reconstruction in the Southern Periphery of the European Union
Michel Bauwens, Vasilis Kostakis, Alex Pazaitis: Towards a Society of the Commons
Pierre Dardot, Christian Laval: The Common: An Essay on the 21st-Century Revolution
Alfonso Gianni: Mutualism Between Tradition and Modernity
Gabriele Winker: Care Revolution: A Feminist-Marxist Transformation Strategy from the Perspective of Caring for Each Other
Wolfgang Hofkirchner: The Commons and Global Sustainable Information Society (GSIS)
Theodora Kotsaka: The Greek Water Referendum and the Distinction Between Public and Common Goods
Roberto Musacchio: Cooperativism and Self-management in Italy
Axel Troost: For Fundamental Reform of the European Economic and Monetary Union
Peter Wahl: Neither Eurofetishism nor Nationalism: A Third Way for an Emancipatory Europe Policy
Michalis Spourdalakis: Rekindling Hope: Syriza’s Challenges and Prospects
Felicity Dowling, Kate Hudson: The UK and the EU Referendum
Murray Smith: One Year After the Independence Referendum: Scotland and the Crisis of the British State
Ilona Švihlíková: The Transformation of the Czech Republic: New Challenges and Problems
Anna Ochkina: Russia: The Illusion of Accord – The Reality of Confrontation
Adoración Guamán, Raúl Lorente: Austerity Measures and Labour Law Reforms in Spain: A New Standard?
Maxime Benatouil: transform! europe 2015 at a Glance